Compulsory Ski Week!

compulsory: adjective

required by law or a rule; obligatory.

synonyms: obligatory, mandatory, required

Hello this is McKenna Q! Coming at you from Switzerland, and I have had an amazing week. 

After 3 years of no going outside during the school day and no field trips, karma has had its way and given me a week long adventure in the Swiss mountain of Verbier! 

The highlights are…

  • Taking a selfie at 3000 meters
  • Suddenly everyone wanting friendship bracelets from me
  • Breaking in my NEW skis
  • Reading (and acting out) a choose your own adventure book with my roommates 
  • Winning a camper of the week award from the staff because I was entertaining and polite!

Of course there were some things that bothered me like how I was the only girl in my skiing group and that nobody understood how cool a week long ski trip was because they had never been to public school, but that is easily ignored because I had such a good time. Even when you’re in a place unknown with strangers all you have to do is bust a dance move, be yourself, and absolutely everything will be fine. This is one tired McKenna signing off, ready to continue the amazing adventure.

6 thoughts on “Compulsory Ski Week!

  1. Roger and Marlene Schroeder says:

    You are so grown up all of a sudden. What a fun week you had. We are so proud of you.
    Grandpa and Grandma


  2. Jessica Wald says:

    Awesome McKenna!! Sounds so fun and way to make it fun instead of focusing on how others might think you should feel! Looks amazing there too! Chad and I hope to visit you all in the next year or so!


  3. Bethany says:

    You , McKenna, are a ray of SONshine wherever you go!! Loved reading this and love yOu! Keep shining Jesus! ❤️🗻⛷🌨👏🏻🎉


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